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4th January 2021

!! Scam alert – Covid-19 vaccine scam text !!

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Service

!! Scam alert – Covid-19 vaccine scam text !!


Criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout through a convincing

Scam text to steal people’s personal and financial details


The text contains a link that leads to a convincing fake NHS website with an

application form. It asks for your bank / card details in order to ‘check identity’. The NHS

will not ask for payment.


Please warn friends and family of this scam text.


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